Green barley leaves contain astounding amounts of vitamins and minerals, which include:
Green barley leaves offer 11 times more calcium than milk, five times the amount of iron as broccoli, and 80mg of vitamin B12 per hundred grams. The leaves also contain significant amounts of chlorophyll. It boast 4 times as much thiamine (vitamin B1) as whole-wheat flour. It has even more vitamin C than oranges like 7 times!
The proteins in green barley leaf promotes cell metabolism and neutralize the substances that are bad for our health. The amino acids are essential to our body and we can only get it out from our diets, as the body cannot produce them itself.
Barley leaf is very alkalising and useful for helping the cells in the body to function optimally. Studies showed that green barley grass could help in improving the flow of blood, lower the amount of LDL cholesterol and slow down certain cancer cell growths. It is a powerful antioxidant that helps the body to destroy free radicals.
Green barley grass powder can be mixed into water or your favourite juices. It can also be added into soup, salad and dishes.